Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1951 Occupational Order

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Data for 1951 Sex
1951 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 74 Show data context 1 Show data context
Agriculture 759 Show data context 56 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 144 Show data context 0 Show data context
Ceramics, Glass, Cement, etc 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
Coal, Gas, Chemicals 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Manufacturing, Engineering 1,485 Show data context 50 Show data context
Textiles 5 Show data context 5 Show data context
Leather, Fur 88 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textile Goods, Dress 86 Show data context 227 Show data context
Food, Drink, Tobacco 228 Show data context 27 Show data context
Wood, Cane and Cork 482 Show data context 6 Show data context
Paper, Printing 286 Show data context 62 Show data context
Other Products 81 Show data context 25 Show data context
Building 1,637 Show data context 4 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 649 Show data context 1 Show data context
Administrators, Directors, Managers 431 Show data context 55 Show data context
Transport 1,977 Show data context 151 Show data context
Commerce, Finance 2,562 Show data context 1,534 Show data context
Professional, Technical 897 Show data context 1,313 Show data context
Defence 435 Show data context 8 Show data context
Entertainment and Sport 167 Show data context 54 Show data context
Personal Service 1,483 Show data context 3,689 Show data context
Clerks, Typists, etc 1,215 Show data context 1,523 Show data context
Warehousemen, Storekeepers, etc. 244 Show data context 42 Show data context
Stationery Engine Drivers, Stokers 131 Show data context 0 Show data context
Workers in Unskilled Occupations 629 Show data context 113 Show data context
Other and Undefined 208 Show data context 46 Show data context
Retired or Not Gainfully Occupied 4,530 Show data context 22,747 Show data context
Date: Source:
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Occupations, Table 21 , 'Selected Occupations with Status Aggregates - abridged analysis', for 'Con divisions and sub-divisions, Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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All persons of working age (15 or above in 1951), categorised by gender and the system of 28 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1951 Census of Population. This includes the 'Unoccupied and Retired' who constitute Order 28.

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Date accessed: 16th October 2021